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We are located just 15 minutes south of Albany, the Capital of New York State. Albany is filled with extraordinary museums, theatres, and restaurants. Albany's business districts and neighborhoods abound with exciting cultural heritage, while the countryside is home to many diverse examples of historic house sites and public spaces. Here you can see four centuries of architecture, including the NYS Capitol, The Delaware and Hudson Building, The Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and the The Cathedral of All Saints, The Empire State Plaza, U of Albany and the famous "Egg" at the Empire State Plaza.

New York's Tech Valley encompasses the Capital Region and parts of the Adirondacks/North Country, Hudson Valley, and Mohawk Valley. Tech Valley has a history of discovery, invention, and innovation dating back to the early 1600s and it continues today with cutting-edge research and invaluable breakthroughs in nanotech, biotech, alternative energy, and other exciting fields.

Albany Businesses

  • Times Union Center (16 miles) - Formerly Pepsi Arena, continues to have great success. Renamed in January 2007, The Times Union Center is "Upstate New York's Premier Sports and Entertainment Facility."

  • University of New York At Albany (14 miles) - The University at Albany is an internationally recognized public research institution that brings "The World Within Reach" to more than 17,000 students at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The varied perspectives and life experiences of a student body and faculty that represent more than 100 nations provide a diversity that enriches learning at UAlbany

  • Nano Tech Complex (14 miles) - CNSE’s Albany NanoTech Complex is a fully-integrated research, development, prototyping, and educational facility that provides strategic support through outreach, technology acceleration, business incubation, pilot prototyping, and test-based integration support for onsite corporate partners including IBM, Intel, Global Foundries, SEMATECH, Samsung, TSMC, Toshiba, Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron, ASML and Novellus Systems, as well as other “next generation” nanotechnology research activities.

  • The College of Saint Rose (15 miles) - Located in the heart of Albany, New York State's Capital City, Saint Rose is a private, independent, coeducational college. Through a strong liberal education curriculum and progressive academic programs, the College serves traditional students and working professionals. We offer undergraduate, graduate and continuing education programs.

  • Siena College (6 miles) - Siena College is a private, Catholic Franciscan, residential, liberal arts college with a student body of about 3,000. Siena College offers 30 degree programs.

  • Albany Medical College (15 miles) - Albany Medical College, one of the nation's oldest private medical schools, prides itself in offering an intimate, collegial environment which fosters humane values and genuine learning. The institution was founded in 1839 with an initial enrollment of 57 medical students.

  • Albany Medical Center (15 miles) - Albany Medical Center is northeastern New York’s only academic health sciences center and is one of the largest private employers in the capital Region. It incorporates the 651-bed Albany Medical Center Hospital, which offers the widest range of medical and surgical services in the region, and the Albany Medical College, which trains the next generation of doctors, scientists and other healthcare professionals, and which also includes a biomedical research enterprise and the region’s largest physicians practice with 325 doctors. Albany Medical Center works with dozens of community partners to improve the region’s health and quality of life

  • Saint Peter’s Hospital (15 miles) - St. Peter's health system serves to nearly 4,000 people every day with comprehensive medical services, free educational programs and a host of community health screenings throughout the region.

Albany Attractions

  • New York State Capitol (16 miles) - The New York State Capitol is the capitol building of the U.S. state of New York. Housing the New York State Legislature, it is located in the state capital city Albany, on State Street in Capitol Park. The building, completed in 1899 at a cost of $25 million (worth approximately half a billion current dollars), was the most expensive government building of its time. It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1979

  • Empire State Plaza (16 miles) - The Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Empire State Plaza (known commonly as the Empire State Plaza and less formally as the South Mall) is a complex of several state government buildings in downtown Albany, New York. The complex was built between 1959 and 1976 at a total cost of $2 billion.[2] It houses several departments of the New York State administration, and is integrated with the old New York State Capitol, completed in 1899, which houses the state legislature.

  • New York State Museum (16 miles) - The New York State Museum is a research-backed institution in Albany, New York, United States. It is located on Madison Avenue, attached to the south side of the Empire State Plaza, facing onto the plaza and towards the New York State Capitol. The museum houses art, artifacts (prehistoric and historic), and ecofacts that reflect New York State’s cultural, natural, and geological development.

  • Palace Theater - The Palace Theatre is an entertainment venue, in downtown Albany, New York, located on the corner of Clinton Avenue (US 9) and North Pearl Street (NY 32). The 2,844 seat theater is owned by the City of Albany and presents various music, drama, film and comedy performances. It is home to the Albany Symphony Orchestra.

  • Albany Institute of History & Art - The Albany Institute of History & Art (AIHA) is a museum in Albany, New York, United States, "dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art, and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley region".[2] It is located on Washington Avenue (New York State Route 5) in downtown Albany. Founded in 1791, it is among the oldest museums in the United States.

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